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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Kuhnke
40 years experience General Surgery
Not possible.: This is not a possibility, and , if it were possible, it would be a terrible idea. Gallstones which leave the gallbladder enter the bile ducts, and wo ... Read More
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Dr. Bruce J. Stringer
47 years experience Radiology
You Don't: There s no gallstone flushing. Irrigation stones from the gallbladder would be dangerous since you would be trying to push them through the bile duct ... Read More
Dr. Ed Friedlander
44 years experience Pathology
Cruel health fraud: This isn't possible. This was invented by a quack who also claimed that AIDS is caused by wearing shoes. You'll be given some awful things to drink to ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Gallstone ? disease: Stones in the gallbladder (gb) seldom cause symptoms unless they migrate into the neck of the gb (& block exit of bile) or into the common bile duct. ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
No. : If they are causing symptoms then removal of your gallbladder may be indicated. Otherwise nothing to worry about.
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Dr. Philip Miller
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Symptomatic/problems: Besides pain, gallstones can cause bile outflow obstruction and liver disease and additionally, if a stone perforates the gallbladder, you can develop ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Only After removed: Some gb are not that large around. It's not likely to get that size stone out by any means but surgery. Shockwaves may break it up some, but will no ... Read More
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Dr. Kirpal Singh
24 years experience General Surgery
No: The duct that connects the gallbladder to bile duct is usually no bigger than 5 to 8 mm. The muscles the open and drains bile duct into duodenum is ba ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Can be serious...: If not treated promptly. Gallstones in a common bike duct are usually associated with significant abdominal pain & sometimes vomiting. Jaundice will d ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Zadeh
17 years experience General Surgery
It is recommended: You don't have to get your gallbladder removed, however after experiencing one attack of gallbladder pain the likelihood of experiencing repeat attack ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Hoffman
35 years experience General Surgery
Not usually: Gallstones frequently occur during pregnancy and can become symptomatic. Despite this, surgical cure is usually held until after delivery, to avoid th ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tracy Berg
32 years experience General Surgery
Gallstones: Once your biliary system makes gallstones it is ongoing. Passing the gallstones can be dangerous, if the stones get stuck in the duct system. I am not ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Any pharmacy: Ursodiol is a prescription medication available through any pharmacy. However, i would caution its use for treating gallbladder disease. It doesn't " ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Bogus: No evidence that a "liver flush" does anything beneficial for a person with gallstones.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
39 years experience General Surgery
Depends: In general, laparoscopic gallbladder surgery is safe & common, probably also in india. Depends on her overall health risks for an operation. Surgery u ... Read More
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